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A Companion to the Philosophy of Robert Kilwardby

Brill's Companions to the Christian Tradition

By Paul Thom (Edited by), Henrik Lagerlund (Edited by)

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Format: Hardcover, 426 pages
Other Information: 1 Illustrations, black and white
Published In: Netherlands, 01 November 2012
Cardinal and Archbishop of Canterbury Robert Kilwardby OP (c. 1215-1279) was a very important and influential thinker in his time, but he has not received the scholarly attention that he deserves. In this book we present the first study of all of his philosophical thinking from logic and grammar to metaphysics and ethics.

Table of Contents

Abbreviations Preface Introduction: The Life and Philosophical Works of Robert Kilwardby Henrik Lagerlund and Paul Thom Chapter 1: Robert Kilwardby on Grammar C.H. Kneepkens Chapter 2: Semantics and Ontology in Robert Kilwardby's Commentaries on the Logica vetus Alessandro D. Conti Chapter 3: Robert Kilwardby on Syllogistic Form Paul Thom Chapter 4: Robert Kilwardby and the Aristotelian Theory of Science Amos Corbini Chapter 5: Robert Kilwardby on Time Cecilia Trifogli Chapter 6: Robert Kilwardby on Matter Silvia Donati Chapter 7: Robert Kilwardby on the Theory of the Soul and Epistemology Jose Filipe Silva Chapter 8: Robert Kilwardby on Ethics Anthony Celano Chapter 9: Robert Kilwardby on the Division of Sciences Alfonso Maieru Contributors Bibliography Index

About the Author

Henrik Lagerlund, Ph.D. (Philosophy, Uppsala University 1999) is Associate Professor at the University of Western Ontario. He has written extensively on medieval philosophy. Paul Thom B.Phil. (Philosophy, Oxford University 1967) is Honorary Professor at Sydney University. His study of Kilwardby's commentary on the Prior Analytics (Logic and Ontology in the Syllogistic of Robert Kilwardby)is to be followed by an edition of the commentary. Contributors include: Henrik Lagerlund, Paul Thom, Anthony Celano, Alessandro D. Conti, Amos Corbini, Silvia Donati, C.H. Kneepkens, Alfonso Maieru, Jose Filipe Silva, and Cecilia Trifogli.


"The essays in the volume are of a high quality. Further, the studies are broad and comprehensive, such that the reader is introduced to the central philosophical aspects of Kilwardby's thought. Several of the studies, in particular, increase substantially our understanding of his philosophy by studying heretofore unedited manuscripts." John T. Slotemaker, Fairfield University. In: Religious Studies Review, Vol. 39, No. 4 (December 2013), pp. 278-279.

EAN: 9789004235946
ISBN: 9004235949
Publisher: Brill
Dimensions: 24.13 x 16.26 x 2.79 centimetres (0.81 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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